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King's Ransom Reviews

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June 19, 2009
This slapdash comedy barely coughs up more than a couple of funny scenes as the story moves in predictable fits and starts before sputtering out of fuel half way through.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 7, 2008
The wordplay of the title here is the only slightly clever element of this extremely lame comedy.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
January 5, 2007
The script, by TV writer Wayne Conley, shares some elements with the old Danny DeVito comedy Ruthless People, but humor isn't one of them.
October 17, 2005
Anthony Anderson shows he can star in a movie without a kangaroo in this kidnapping plan gone crazy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 26, 2005
King's Ransom lumbers forth clumsily, choreographing its slapstick pratfalls with all the class and taste of a Courtney Love relapse.
August 1, 2005
The thing looks like it was written in a week, directed in two, and forgotten about by all involved in less than three.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
July 25, 2005
King's Ransom deserves to be bashed, burned, and have its ashes scattered over Hollywood
| Original Score: 1/5
July 23, 2005
It is, quite plainly, like watching a movie that's trying to go out of its way to be horrible.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 21, 2005
I couldn't pay anyone to see this movie. Literally.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 6, 2005
(Anthony) Anderson is funny, usually. Just not here.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
May 4, 2005
Basically an improv scene sprawling to feature length.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
May 1, 2005
A mirthless comedy about venal people doing stupid things.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
April 30, 2005
Mean-spirited, unpleasant comedy about characters who are both nasty and stupid and who deserve every bad thing that happens to them. In fact, they deserve more.
Full Review | Original Score: F
April 30, 2005
Byrd's romp through the most contemptible stereotypes of women, gays, and ethnic minorities makes his film unfit for just about anyone, never mind royalty.
April 29, 2005
All these plots converge in a decidedly unfunny cacophony.
April 29, 2005
Needless to say, as a cringe-worthy and excruciatingly awful comedy, you shouldn't pay a dime of King's Ransom.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
April 29, 2005
'Screenwriter' Wayne Conley's idea of side-splitting dialogue is to have characters repeatedly tell King to "kiss their black ass." Or announce that they just "pooted."
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/4
April 28, 2005
Marital bickering, a mistaken-identity sex romp and booty shots galore follow, but few laughs.
April 27, 2005
[A] crass, trashy and none-too-funny comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
April 27, 2005
King's Ransom is a wit-deficient barrage of obnoxious characters and second-hand punchlines.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
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